Did you mayhaps mean trinitrate?
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An olive green, glasslike substance formed from the sand melted by the heat that was generated by the first nuclear blast at the New Mexico test site in 1945.
- Trinity + -ite (Wiktionary)
- After the Trinity Site in New Mexico, after Trinity, code name for the first atomic bomb test. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Though it's not harmful (all the radiation is long gone), eBay won't let people sell it if they call it trinitite, but it goes through the filters if sellers call it "Atomite.”
“Some of the scientists took their wives and children on a tour of the area near ground zero, particularly to view the green glass called "trinitite," which covered the crater floor.”
“trinitite", the glassy green radioactive mineral formed by the blast.”
“Plus, we could make a good dent in the federal debt just by selling the trinitite to rich Saudis.”
“Yes, that's trinitite, the mineral created in 1945 in Alamogordo, New Mexico, when scientists exploded the world's first atomic bomb.”
“I met Ellen and her trinitite at a party graciously thrown for her by publisher Viking/Penguin in New York this past Monday.”
“We talked about trinitite (which, if you read my earlier post, is the fused sand produced by the test atomic blast as Trinity).”
“There are a lot of ways to win at Civilization Revolution that do not involve taking a happy, peaceful city and reducing it to a smoldering gravesite filled with radioactive trinitite.”
“This is trinitite: sand from the desert floor melted into glass by the explosion.”
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